Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Take One Productions LiveU Solo Review

Take One Productions President, Troy Witt shares why the LiveU Solo helped him solve a major issue when streaming client events online.  In this short video Witt quickly explains the benefits of having this portable encoder in the field. …if anything was to go wrong, nine times out of ten, it was the internet connection.  We Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 26, 2017

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid Releases ACA Voting results! Avid is Listening!!

What makes a great product more successful is tending to the needs of their consumers.  In the media industry something like customer input goes a long way and Avid has come up with a great way to absorb that input.  They have created the Avid Customer Association (ACA) and this year had their Inaugural ACA Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 23, 2017

Software, User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Magix VEGAS Pro: An In-Depth Discussion and Review

Video Editors looking for solid editing software that doesn’t involve high price tags and subscriptions, take a look at Magix VEGAS Pro. It’s currently 40% Off! Read this article from ProVideoCoalition where an insider takes you on a great tour of the software: This interview below is about Sony Magix VEGAS Pro! If you’ve worked Read More

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By Britt,

Production Hardware, Streaming, User Stories and Reviews

NewTek TriCasters Power American Cancer Society Live Video Productions

From NewTek Blog In addition to fighting cancer, the American Cancer Society (ACS) embraces emerging technology in outreach for education and fundraising. In this video, Andy Huff, Sr. Dir. Multimedia Services for ACS shares how media production technologies have allowed them to achieve high production values while expanding from studio-based to remote production. By embracing Read More

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By Britt,

Production Hardware, Streaming

Rob Chickering of Blaze TV talks NewTek TriCaster TC1 and NDI

We are loving the new TriCaster TC1. Listen to this interview from NewTek blog to find out how flexible and unique this new TC1 system is for live streaming to social media and more… Rob Chickering is both a well-known radio engineer respected in his profession, and a pioneer in the growth of visual radio, Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,
Adobe Acquires Mettle VR

Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing, VR Virtual Reality

Adobe Acquires Mettle: VR just got 360 degrees better!

Big news for Adobe editors and innovators in 360 degree content! New VR video and filmmaking tools will be at your fingertips shortly with this merger. Check out the details from Adobe Blogs: Adobe is at the forefront of 360 and VR production. While our VR workflows take creators from capture to edit to output, Read More

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By Britt,
top 10 things to know about producing hdr

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Top 10 Things to Know About Producing HDR

Streaming Media’s article by Jan Ozer brings to light 10 tips on color grading and optimizing your HDR video projects for the blackest blacks. Deepen your know-how on how to glean the most out of your high dynamic range production: High dynamic range, or HDR, gives video producers an expanded range of colors and brightness Read More

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By Britt, June 22, 2017
VR growth in film industry

Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing, VR Virtual Reality

VR Projected to Grow to $5 Billion Industry by 2021

This article from Hollywood Reporter talks of plans to make VR go mainstream. There are major technical developments that need to happen for virtual reality to work on a large scale, but the evidence is strong that the industry is banking on the growth of this field. For all of our readers who are content Read More

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By Britt,

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

The PC Man Reviews: MAGIX Vegas Pro 14

In this extensive review, The PC Man Reviews‘ contributing writer Matt delves back into the creation of Vegas Pro, spanning back through their history and seeing how various owners have molded the product to what it is today.  With Matt’s prior use of Vegas Pro products, he goes on to give a complete breakdown of the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

NewBlueFX: Our Top 10 Film Editing Blogs

Looking for helpful blogs to accelerate your editing skills?  Maybe you’re already a professional editor looking to keep up with the trends in media.  Whatever you consider yourself there are helpful blogs out there for you.  Searching around for one or two might seem like an overwhelming task in itself.  Luckily NewBlueFX‘s Katia Graves sheds light Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 21, 2017